Twitter Reacts to Chaotic Manchester United Champions League Defeat to PSG

Manchester United and PSG served up a wonderfully chaotic 90 minutes of Champions League football on Wednesday evening as the French champions ran out 3-1 winners at Old Trafford.United were on top for much of the game but had Fred sent off with 21 minutes remaining and a brace from Neymar ultimately condemned the Red…Continue Reading

Twitter is absolutely trashing Nate Robinson’s KO in the most hilarious way

Nate Robinson (Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports) Jake Paul made quick work of former NBA Slam Dunk Champion Nate Robinson in the second round of their co-main event bout on Saturday night. Nate Robinson formerly of the Los Angeles Clippers and currently co-captain of the Big3’s tri-state faced off with YouTube star Jake Paul in…Continue Reading

While Twitter was buzzing about a fake Parler data leak, a hacker says he actually breached some user data from the conservative social network

Parler CEO John Matze Fox News This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. On Tuesday a maelstrom of rumors swirled on Twitter about a supposed hack of Parler, the social media site that’s drawn a conservative following. But amid the hubbub, a hacker says that he…Continue Reading

Twitter Will Now Warn You Before You Like a Tweet Containing Misleading Information

Photo: Leon Neal / Staff (Getty Images)Expanding upon an existing feature that warns users who attempt to retweet content that has already been flagged as “misleading information,” Twitter will now issue the same warning when users attempt to like content that has been similarly designated.In the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election, Twitter announced in…Continue Reading

Twitter Erupts After Op-Ed Suggesting Biden Should Pardon Trump: ‘Why Is This Even a Possibility?’

If President-elect Joe Biden really wants to bring the country together, he should pardon President Donald Trump of any and all crimes (and there are many) that he could be charged with after leaving office — or so says former counsel to U.S. House Judiciary Committee, Michael Conway. But those on social media aren’t buyin’…Continue Reading

Twitter Will Give ‘@POTUS’ Account To Biden On Jan. 20, Even If Trump Doesn’t Concede

Topline Twitter announced Friday it would give control of the presidential “@POTUS” handle on its platform to president-elect Joe Biden’s administration on Inauguration Day, even if Donald Trump denies the results of the 2020 election and refuses to concede. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about Operation Warp Speed in the Rose Garden at the White…Continue Reading

Facebook, Twitter, and Google are uniting to stop vaccine misinformation from spreading online (FB, GOOGL, TWTR)

Facebook, Twitter, and Google are all teaming up, in partnership with Canada and the UK, to stop misinformation about the coronavirus vaccine from spreading online.  British fact checking charity Full Fact convened the group, and plans to launch an initial framework in January 2021. According to polls, some Americans are skeptic about getting a coronavirus…Continue Reading

Twitter is pissed off at bad referee call in JP Buys win over Jacob Silva

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 17: Jacob Silva protests to referee Marc Goddard after his technical submission loss to JP Buys in a flyweight bout during Dana White’s Contender Series season four week ten at UFC APEX on November 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC) See how Twitter reacted…Continue Reading

Twitter Launches Disappearing “Fleets” and Begins Testing Audio Chatrooms

TwitterWe knew it was coming, but we didn’t know it would happen so soon. Twitter is unleashing Fleets, a poorly-named take on Instagram or Snapchat Stories. The idea should feel familiar—Fleets self-destruct after 24 hours and sit at the top of your Twitter feed just like Stories. And if that ain’t weird enough, Twitter is…Continue Reading

Twitter users say fleets are ripe for harassment

Twitter says it’s working on a fix for both issues. A spokesperson confirms fleets are supposed to respect block settings, and that the company plans to add a notification feature. These aren’t the only potential issues that have cropped up though. Others have noted that fleets allows users to effectively bypass Twitter’s direct message settings, because…Continue Reading

Twitter introduced Fleets and there’s a real love/hate reaction online

Fleets are here and folks don’t know what to think. Image: Jakub Porzycki / NurPhoto via Getty Image / Twitter / @slimihendrix By Tim Marcin2020-11-17 20:55:09 UTC Fleets, effectively Twitter’s version of Instagram and Snapchat Stories, rolled out on Tuesday. The reaction was, well, mixed…but certainly strong.  In case you don’t know how Stories work,…Continue Reading